Farm Foundation Forums

Current Projects

Archived Projects

Farm Foundation Forums Archive

2013  Forums

Speakers for each Forum are listed along with a link to their presentation if it is available. Also provided is a link to the audio file of each Forum.

December 2013 Farm Foundation Forum
Dec. 4, 2013 The Future of Federal Conservation Programs
 Bruce Knight, Strategic Conservation Solutions
 Marcus Maier, Indian Creek Watershed Project
 Eric Lindstrom, Ducks Unlimited
Don Bauman, North Dakota farmer

November 2013 Farm Foundation Forum
Nov. 6, 2013 The Evolution of the Farm Bill
Joe Outlaw, Texas A&M University
Michael Dimock, Roots of Change
 Helen Jensen, Iowa State University
 Jon Scholl, University of Illinois
Kip Tom, Tom Farms

September 2013 Farm Foundation Forum
Sept. 11, 2013  Broadband services in rural America
CLICK HERE to view the archived webcast of this Forum session.
 Ann Jorgensen, Iowa farmer
 Sharon Strover, University of Texas
 Jessica Zufolo, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Mark Lewellen, Spectrum Advocacy at Deere and Company
 John Windhausen Jr., Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition

July 2013 Farm Foundation Forum
July 17, 2013 - Food and Agricultural Issues in the U.S.-EU trade talks
Click HERE to view the archived webcast of the event.
 Sue Taylor, Leprino Foods Company
Matthew O'Mara, Biotechnology  Industry Organization
 William Kerr, University of Saskatchewan
David Biltchik, Consultants International Group
 Craig Thorn, DTB Associates

April 2013 April 2013 Farm Foundation Forum
April 3, 2013 - Natural Gas Extraction--Impacts on Rural America
 Larry Sanders and Shannon Ferrell, Oklahoma State University, authors of the policy brief, Natural Gas Extraction: Issues and Policy Options
 Brian Rahm, New York State Water Resources Institute
Lee Fuller, Indepedendent Petroleum Association of America
Erick Coolidge, Pennsylvania dairy farmer and Tioga County Commissioner

March 2013 March 6, 2013 Role of Ag and Forestry in Sustainable Production and Ecosystems
A webcast of the Forum was archived and is available for viewing through August:
 A.G. Kawamura, Orange County Produce, LLC and Solutions From the Land Co-Chair
Tom Lovejoy, Heinz Center for Science, Economics and the Environment, and Solutions From the Land Co-Chair
Larkin Martin, Martin Farms, Courtland, Ala.
Cassie Phillips, Weyerhaeuser Corporation, Federal Way, Wash.
Patrick O'Toole, Ladder Livestock Company, LLC, Savery, Wyo.

Feb. 6, 2013 Feb. 6, 2013 Challenges and Opportunities for U.S. Dairy Policy
 Neil Conklin, Farm Foundation, NFP
 Chuck Ahlem, Ahlem Ranch, California
 Mitch Davis, Davis Family Dairies, Le Sueur, MN
 Deb Erb, Springvale Farms and Landaff Creamery, Landaff, NH
 Mary Ledman, Keough Ledman and Associates
 Sue M. Taylor, Leprino Foods, Denver, CO





Round Table
  Ā© 2012 Farm Foundation. All Rights Reserved. | Privacy Policy
Site Design: Vitek Design | Programming/Maintenance: Quixazure